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Fiber Optics Certification

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Explore the basic theory and practical aspects of using fiber optic cables in different types of communications and data transmissions. Increase your knowledge and gain hands-on skills in fiber optics technology in preparation for earning your designation as a Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT). Examine the practical aspects of working with fiber optic cables, including connectorization, fusion splicing, testing, and more.

With the skills and knowledge gained in this course, you will be prepared to challenge the Fiber Optics Association exam. The FOA exam is administered on the last day of the course, and a mark of 70% is required to pass. For more information, please visit Fiber Optics Certification


Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 35 Hour(s)

    Five-day, 35-hour course

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Students are recommended to have some prior knowledge of cabling, data transmission and electronics.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated December 07, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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